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This week’s Baker hatchery and flow info

FACILITY (Stock/Species)

Baker Lake Hatchery (Baker sockeye): 29,612 sockeye trapped & transferred (21,049 to Baker Lake as of Sept. 18; 6,301 to hatchery as of Sep. 18). Same week total in 2014 – 6,297 adult sockeye to hatchery.

LAKE LEVEL - Upper Baker Reservoir

Recent: As of Saturday, Sept. 19, the reservoir surface was at 719.87 feet above sea level, down three feet since Sunday, Sept. 13.

Forecast: No prediction for this gauge. Full pool is 727.77 feet above sea level.

FACILITY (Stock/Species)

Samish Hatchery (Samish fall chinook): 233 adult fall chinook trapped as of Sept. 15. Same week total in 2014 – 484 adult chinook to hatchery.

FLOW LEVEL - USGS gauge Samish River near Burlington

Recent: 25 cubic feet per second of Friday night, Sept. 18. Median daily discharge for date is 33 c.f.s over 47 year gauge history.

Forecast: No prediction for this gauge.

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